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SPEEDWAY LIVE: Wolverhampton Wolves v Swindon Robins
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- Wolverhampton 51 Swindon 41 after heat 15
- WOLVERHAMPTON: Tai Woffinden (3-2'-3-2'-3) 13+2, Jacob Thorssell (1-3-0-3) 7, Ricky Wells (1-1-3-0) 5, Ty Proctor (3-0-2'-1) 6+1, Piotr Pawlicki (3-3-3-3-1) 13, Joe Jacobs (2-2'-0-0) 4+1, Tom Perry (1'-0-2-0) 3+1.
- SWINDON: Peter Kildemand (2-6^-1'-R-0) 9+1, Dakota North (FX-FX-0-2) 2, Nick Morris (0-1-1-2) 4, Simon Gustafsson (0-1'-2-3) 6+1, Troy Batchelor (2-2'-1'-1'-2) 8+2, Steve Worrall (3-2-3-1'-2') 11+2, Nathan Greaves (0-FX-1) 1.
I'm about to get kicked out of Monmore so it's time to go. See you all Thursday for King's Lynn.
FULL REPORT AND PICTURES IN TOMORROW'S ADVER
Here are the thoughts of Alun Rossiter following tonight's meeting.
“Peter seems off at the moment and he’s struggling over here, whether it’s him or the bikes I don’t know. I don’t think it’s tiredness at the moment like it was before but he’s got a couple of days off before we ride King’s Lynn on Thursday.
“It was nice in the pits tonight because they did so well in Denmark in the GP and we needed to bounce off that one, but we couldn’t beat their top two.
“Dak would have had seven points if he’d stayed on when he came off, and Nick worked hard but didn’t have an awful lot of confidence in his bikes.”
Reaction to come.
Heat 15: Woffinden, Batchelor, Pawlicki, Kildemand; 55.33 – 4-2 (51-41)
Tai takes the win to secure all the points for the hosts. Batch chases hard but no luck.
Pawlick, Tai, Batch and PK in heat 15. Wolves chose one and three.
A heat advantage in 15 gets a point for Robins, but with Wolves having choice of gates and Pawlicki and Tai unbeaten, that seems unlikely.
Heat 14: Gustafsson, Worrall, Proctor, Perry; 56.77 – 1-5 (47-39)
Two great gates give the Robins some hope.
Heat 13: Pawlicki, Woffinden, Batchelor, Kildemeand R; 56.20 – 5-1 (46-34)
No room in turns one and two for the Robins and even a point is as good as gone now.
Heat 12: Thorssell, North, Worrall, Jacobs; 56.30 – 3-3 (41-33)
Worrall makes a good start but Thorssell gets him in turn one.
Worrall in for Greaves in heat 12
8:48pm Mon 30 Jun 14
Really don't know why I get my hopes up every week. Always at least one rider has a stinker and rarely do we get a rider having a blinder. Consistently Inconsistent
Ten minute interval now, with the Robins left with plenty to do from here.
Heat 11: Pawlicki, Gustafsson, Kildemand, Wells; 55.22 – 3-3 (38-30)
Kildemand’s moving at the start but only serves to punish himself as Pawlicki wins.
Heat 10: Woffinden, Morris, Batchelor , Thorssell; 55.42 – 3-3 (35-27)
There’s no stopping Tai from the gate but Morris takes Thorssell all the way to the fence in turn one to at least secure a share of the spoils.
Heat nine: Worrall, Perry, Greaves, Jacobs; 55.88 – 2-4 (32-24)
Great start from Worrall is enough for the win, with Greaves backing up in third. Jacobs falls while last but remounts.
Heat eight: Wells, Proctor, Morris, North; 55.97 – 5-1 (30-20)
Morris gives his all to pass the Wolves pair but they leave him no room following two good starts.
Heat seven: Thorssell, Worrall, Gustafsson, Perry; 55.86 – 3-3 (25-19)
Messy first corner but the Robins come out of it with a 3-3.
That was certainly needed!
Heat six: Kildemand (tac), Batchelor, Wells, Proctor; 55.20 – 1-8 (22-16)
Kildemand goes in black and white and it works. He swoops around the outside in turns one and two and is joined by Batch for an 8-1.
Kildemand goes in black and white
Heat five: Pawlicki, Woffinden, Morris, Gustafsson; 55.36 - 5-1 – (21-8)
Both Wolves jump out the gate for a 5-1, although Morris is quick in third without being able to pass.
8:08pm Mon 30 Jun 14
This has got all the makings of another drubbing. The Robins cant keep having 1 rider v two!
Heat four: Proctor, Jacobs, North FX, Greaves FX; awarded – 5-0 (16-7)
Greaves and then North both go down on their own in two separate stagings of the race and a 5-0 is awarded.
He walks away but is excluded. 5-0 awarded though.
North gets really out of shape on his own and takes tumble and is very, very, lucky to avoid being clattered by both Proctor and Jacobs
Though he has obviously been excluded
Red lights on again as Greaves gets out of shape and hit's the fence. His foot is stuck under his bike but he seems fine.
Heat three: Pawlicki, Batchelor, Wells, Morris; 54.48 – 4-2 (11-7)
Pawlicki wins by a straight, with Morris struggling to keep the bike down at the back.
Red lights on in heat three after tapes don't go up properly
Heat two: Worrall, Jacobs, Perry, Greaves; 55.97 - 3-3 (7-5)
Loads of movement at the start but the ref lets it go, with Worrall winning by a mile. Greaves just about on the pace but couldn’t make a real impression.
Two Cradley reserves who should know this place well up for the Robins next.
Good decision from North to stay down then, as Robins are two points better off than they could have been had he left the track. Felt his knee a little but hope he's okay.
Heat one: Woffinden, Kildemand, Thorssell, North FX; 54.41 – 4-2 (4-2)
After North is excluded for hitting the deck in the first staging, Woffinden beats a rolling Kildemand away from the tapes to win the re-run.
Both Robins came together in turn one which forced Kildemand to the back, and the Dane almost took North out the corner before he eventually went down. Another chance here.
North hits the deck in the first bend of lap two and is excluded.
Two minutes are on and we're ready to go.
Not long until heat one here, Woffinden, Thorssell, Kildemand and North.
Now we have 14 bikes roaring round the track, which is nice to see. And hear.
Come on u robins #robinspride @AJROSCO @SwindonSpeedway @AndyWarren_ http://t.co/GTnufY0bIL— @leecahalin 30 June 2014
7:31pm Mon 30 Jun 14
Di kanny oh says
I thought Batch was fantastic in the Grand Prix so lets hope he is on song tonight. come on Robins 3 points would be great 4 would be unbelievable. Have a feeling it will be a tight meeting and should have been on the TV, I am watching that horrible little track at Arlington Where Poole are at Eastbourne what a dump.
Tai Woffinden wins the choice and takes the choice of gates in heat 15. Robins off one and three.
@AndyWarren_ Nice to see a full team. Robins win 46-44. #adverspeedway— @STFC1969 30 June 2014
Bikes being brought out for parade now, riders soon to follow.
Swindon 49-41! #adverspeedway— @tapesup1949 30 June 2014
They will be up against world champion Tai Woffinden, and will need to be at their PARKEN best to help the Robins through this evening.
The Robins return to action this evening, complete with GP heroes Troy Batchelor and Peter Kildemand.
TROY BATCHELOR AND PETER KILDEMAND
Right, here we go!
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